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By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Cybersecurity and Drones: What Are the Threats?

Drones are an integral part of Unmanned Arial Vehicles, and they have become widely popular from the past few years. If we look at the projections, the global drone market may grow up to $43 billion by 2024.  Earlier, More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
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Manual vs Autonomous Detailed AERIAL INSPECTION

When you need to deploy the monitoring system based on drones, there is a choice between the manual and the automatic control schemes. The latter option is not yet widespread. Moreover, some people are suspicious More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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Boeing Joins with Tata

Boeing and Tata Systems Ltd have joined forces to construct unmanned aerial vehicles and develop a new aerospace kit beyond India. Seattle-based Boeing isn’t new to aerospace innovation, and both companies will More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Edward Snowden talks about Russia, drone use, cyber attacks, NSA

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden spoke in a new interview about life in Russia and reviewed many of the surveillance topics, the use of cyber technology and much more. Speaking with James More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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LA Times reporter Ken Dilanian worked with CIA to cover up drone program casualties

A prominent national security reporter for the Los Angeles Times routinely submitted drafts and detailed summaries of his stories to CIA press handlers prior to publication, according to documents obtained by The More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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New report: US drone use ‘interferes’ with other nations’ sovereignty, causes ‘conflicts’

Drone technology may be one of the most effective means of modern warfare according the Pentagon and Obama administration, but a new report says the program destabilizes battlefields, governments and even American More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Walter Jones and Adam Schiff introduce bill requiring yearly report on drone casualties

How many people were, and are killed  by US drone attacks? A bipartisan, retroactive bill was introduced in the US Congress last week that would require an annual report on drone casualties in an effort to make More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 9th, 2014
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Federal judge rules against FAA on commercial drone use

A federal judge has thrown out the first fine against a commercial drone operator, as the Federal Aviation Administration struggles to regulate the fast-developing industry. Judge Patrick Geraghty, a National Transportation More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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DOJ IG: Feds using drones to help police since 2006, expanding aid to ATF

The FBI has been using drones to support its law enforcement operations since 2006 and has spent more than $3 million on the unmanned aircraft, the Justice Department’s internal watchdog said Thursday. Festo Smartbird More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, August 18th, 2013
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The majority of Americans know little to nothing about the use of domestic drones: Poll

A new poll concerning American’s attitudes toward domestic drone use was published recently by Monmouth University, and it reveals some interesting revelations on how the public feels about this controversial More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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Rand Paul not satisfied with FBI drone policy response, sends another letter

In a follow up to June 20 and July 9 stories, after Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) sent to letters to FBI Director Robert Mueller requesting that he address a list of concerns in a set of questions regarding the FBI’s More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, June 20th, 2013
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FBI Director Robert Mueller says agency uses drones for domestic surveillance, Sen. Rand Paul sends letter to FBI chief seeking explanations

The head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday that the agency he leads uses drones to conduct surveillance on U.S. soil. Robert Mueller acknowledged the FBI More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 26th, 2013
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs bill to ‘restrict’ use of drones by police

A new Florida law restricts police use of drones within the state’s borders as Governor Rick Scott signed the bill into law. “This is something all Floridians should be proud of,” Scott said. “We shouldn’t More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 25th, 2013
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Vast majority of Americans are against drone strikes in the U.S. against Americans living here who are suspected terrorists: Gallup Poll

Just weeks after the 13-hour filibuster on the Senate floor by Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, in which he asks the Obama administration, “Does the President have the power to authorize lethal force, such as a More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
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Rand Paul filibusters Brennan nomination: “I will speak until I can no longer speak. I will speak as long as it takes”

Since 11:47 am today, the junior Senator from Kentucky, Rand Paul (R) has been talking and talking. An old-fashioned filibuster in the Senate chamber is happening as I type in an effort to stall a confirmation More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, February 21st, 2013
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Rand Paul sends third letter to John Brennan, threatens filibuster

Senator Rand PaulImage/Video Screen Shot Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), not being pleased with previous responses of “has not carried out” such strikes and “has no intention of doing so”, from More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 16th, 2013
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Bipartisan privacy bill introduced in House to protect US citizens from drones

A bipartisan bill introduced by Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Ted Poe (R-TX) Thursday, if passed, will establish due process protections for Americans against government-operated unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 27th, 2012
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Imran Khan says U.S. drone strikes are ‘fomenting radicalization’

The Pakistani politician and former cricketeer said to the media this week that US drone strikes are pushing people towards terrorism. He said this in an interview with Channel 4 News Monday. Drone MQ-9 Reaper de More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, August 5th, 2012
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Rand Paul throws the Fourth Amendment into the drone debate

Drone use in warfare is now a well established method and will certainly grow and expand. Some bad guys have been taken out; however, the number of innocent civilians, including children, is quite staggering as More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Jimmy Carter accuses President Obama of ‘human rights abuse’ with drone policy

It’s an unusual situation when a former President of the United States criticizes a sitting POTUS and even rarer when one from the same political party does it to another. Public domain photo/ Jimmy Carter More...



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